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Fragment of a Shawl

Date: 9th–10th century
Geography: Made in Egypt, the Fayyum, probably Tutun
Medium: Plain weave in polychrome wool with embroidered inscription in dark blue wool and a row of floral designs in dark blue and purplish wool; fringe along one edge
Dimensions: 16 1/8 x 28 1/8 in. (41 x 71.5 cm)
Classification: Textiles
Credit Line: Benaki Museum, Athens (15343)

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